Decision details

Welsh Liberal Democrats Debate

Decision Maker: Plenary - Fourth Assembly

Status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Purpose:

Debates are one of the most frequent items of business on the Plenary agenda. Many types of debate are brought forward in Plenary, including:

  • Opposition party debates on a topic of their choice;

Other than in the case of Government debates, the time allocated for all other types of debates and their frequency are determined by the Business Committee

Decision:

The item started at 16:55

 

Voting on the motion and amendment under this item was deferred until Voting Time.

 

A vote was taken on the motion without amendment:

 

NDM5097 Aled Roberts (North Wales)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

 

Calls on the Welsh Government to establish a system that allows the Ministerial Code to be policed independently of the Welsh Government and the National Assembly for Wales.

 

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

As required by Standing Order 6.20 the Deputy Presiding Officer exercised his casting vote by voting against the motion without amendment. Therefore, the motion without amendment was not agreed.

 The following amendment was tabled:

Amendment 1 - William Graham (South Wales East)

 

Insert at the end of motion:

 

‘, with a clear timetable for consultation and implementation’

 

A vote was taken on Amendment 1:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

27

53

 

As required by Standing Order 6.20 the Deputy Presiding Officer exercised his casting vote by voting against the amendment. Therefore, the amendment was not agreed.

As the Assembly did not agree the motion without amendment, and did not agree the amendment tabled to the motion, the motion was therefore not agreed.

Publication date: 21/11/2012

Date of decision: 21/11/2012

Decided at meeting: 21/11/2012 - Plenary - Fourth Assembly

 

 

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